The Federal Aviation Authority had stirred controversy in Israel by telling airlines to avoid Tel Aviv's airport. More than 700 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have died since fighting began July 8.
Sinkhole in Florida: A 120-foot-wide sinkhole opened up in a Tampa suburb Saturday, forcing evacuations in an area of Florida known as 'Sinkhole Alley.' Florida, much of which sits atop limestone beds, is prone to the cave-ins.
Rival militias are battling for control of Libya's international airport, which is closed after rocket fire destroyed most of the planes on the ground.
Israel said it shot down a drone near Ashdod with a Patriot missile. Hamas has continued its menacing but ineffective rocket barrage into southern Israel as foreign nationals in Gaza flee.
Bryan Stow, a San Francisco Giants fan, was beaten by two men while leaving the opening day game in 2011 in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, a California jury found the Dodgers partially responsible.
The Seattle settlement covers cases dating back to the 1950s and adds to the more than $1.25 billion paid by the Catholic Church in response to sex abuse lawsuits in the US since 1994.
Sunni militants have stepped up attacks in central and northern Iraq, raising fears of a wider conflict. Today's suicide bombing in Diyala province killed at least 18 people.